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Spitfire VIII JF618 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire VIII JF618

VIII 4561 HPA M63 FF.....[TRUNCATED] More information in: Spitfire Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  13 Mar 44 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  JF618
Unit  81 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Broadway Country  Burma
Aircrew details F Sgt Alexander Vernon Charles CAMPBELL*(1386500)
Details Broadway was the airfield behind enemy lines opened by the Chindits. Dettachment of 81 Sqdn was operating since March 12th. News came in that 30 Oscars were over the drome out of which four were destroyed and several damaged. F Sgt Campbell was attacked when taking off and is missing. Action lasted 45 minutes.
Source ORB

Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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S/Ldr. Marshall - C/O 81 Squadron March 1944Hello, l have the following for S/L Whitamore and F/Sgt Campbell: 17/03/1944 - WHITAMORE No.81 Sqn. Spitfire VIII JF711 - Missing 13/03/1944 - CAMPBELL No.81 Sqn. Spitfire VIII JF618 - Missing Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 20th January 2015 05:49:29

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